Doesn’t matter where we are from, stereotypes are everywhere. French people are not free from stereotypes either. But, what are stereotypes? Stereotypes are the real or imagined characteristics attributed to a certain group of people by thinking of them as a homogeneous and single group.
Truth is that every country and culture creates and promotes a set of moral values, traditions, and beliefs among its citizens, and that’s where stereotypes come from. However, we have to take into account that although coming from the same country, everyone is different and has lived unique life experiences that shape each of us differently. That’s why we need to be open-minded and bear in mind that what is true in one person, may not be that way in another.
Keep reading and discover some of the most common stereotypes about French people!